I think the concept of human rights has kept evolving, through the process of first finding something valuable..food, shelter, public voice..and recognising them as needs of majority. The ground here is that information is extremely valuable. Yes, there will always be those who miss eras before internet and this connected world (including me!), but I'd say many of them are only a small part of humanity who were wealthy enough to afford paper and access the city infrastructure. It comes down to lowering the cost of information - delivering knowledge to those who cannot afford paper, helping people make right political decisions, and collaboratively solve hard challenges that humanity face. I agree that connectivity should be and will be a part of human rights.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg thinks Internet access is a 'human right' and is starting a campaign to provide access to nearly 5 billion people in the world who don't have it.
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